Powerboating

Greece, Sea Guide by Nicholas Elias

About Nicholas Elias Greece Sea Guides and pilot charts. These are a complete chartwork solution for those who sail in Greece and have many unique features.

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The Seasons of Sailing – Weather in the Greek Islands

A seasonal guide to the weather in the Greek islands. Written with sailors in mind it explains what to expect at different times of the year.

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Snowed in this winter? It’s a perfect time to study your theory.

Have you been affected by the unusually cold weather in the UK? Or do you live in a part of the world where temperatures of less than zero are the norm in winter? Take advantage of the fact that it's too cold to enjoy being out of doors or too icy to venture onto the [...]

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Internet Weather Forecasts for Greek Sailing

University of Athens ForecastAll who go to sea need to keep an eye on the weather. A reliable forecast is essential in helping you decide where to go and when. Of course, what you make of the weather forecast will depend upon your own experience and inclination. Some prefer to sail when it is going [...]

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Boat Shoes for Greece

a guide and images of suitable shoes for wearing for sailing in greece

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If it came to the worst …

... would YOU know how best to survive at sea? Well equipped yachts carry modern safety equipment to help you - lifejackets, flares, EPIRB, and liferaft. Hopefully most people will never have to use any of this equipment in earnest. But if you were in an emergency situation, would you know what to do? The [...]

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Our First RYA Powerboaters!

Our first powerboat students are busy in our RIB as they moor in the little harbour close to our home. They ahd almost finished their two-day RYA Powerboat Level II course. I took the photo below as they sped towards the harbour entrance. You can see how nice and quiet the area is - perfect for novices to learn in. [...]

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RYA Powerboat I and II in July

We have been recognised to run RYA Powerboat Level I and II courses from Aegina. The first courses will be run at the end of July - dates and prices coming here soon but meanwhile please contact us for details.

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NEW – RYA Certificate Translations

The RYA is providing translations of their practical certificates in a number of languages. This should help acceptance of the qualifications. German, Portuguese, Dutch, Italian, and Croatian translations are already available on this page of the RYA website and others (including Greek) will be coming soon. 

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We’re Getting Ready for the Launch

We will be running RYA powerboat courses on Aegina from this summer. Our recent inspection went well and we have been recommended for recognition by the RYA. This year we will be using 'Tutti Bene' for courses. She is a Lomac 520 with a 75HP Mercury engine. The name means 'Quality of Life' - what [...]

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